Posts Tagged ‘Breaking News’

JUST IN: Edo State House Speaker Frank Okiye , 14 Members of house of assembly, 16 LGA Chairmen and 196 councillors resign from the APC.

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon June 16, 2020
JUST IN: Edo State House Speaker Frank Okiye, alongside 14 Members of house of assembly, 16 LGA Chairmen and 196 councillors have reportedly just resigned from the APC. More details soon.

#COVID19: Commercial Motorcyclists Banned In Bwari, Surrounding Metropolis areas

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon May 5, 2020
Bwari Area Council, Federal Capital Territory Abuja has today banned all commercial motorcycles in metropolis areas within the Council’s boundaries. This was cited in a memo signed by the council chairman, Honourable Peter Eli. The order was issued as part of measures to curb the spread of Covid-19, even as workers from other parts of […]

#Covid-19: “No Bank Shall Retrench Or Lay Off Any Staff”, CBN

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon May 3, 2020
The Central Bank of Nigeria has today prohibited the retrenchment or laying off of any Bank Staff, irregardless of level or cadre. CBN issued this directive stating that measures must be taken to minimize and mitigate the negative impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on families and livelihood. This decision was taken during a special Banker’s […]

“FGM Can End Within Ten Years With Youth Participation”, UNFPA Quotes #Vision 2030

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon May 3, 2020
Nafisat Ujiop, Joint Program Coordinator on Eliminating Female Genital Mutilation, has called upon youths in countries affected by FGM to take advocacy action. Ujiop’s program is directly managed by United Nations Population Fund(UNFPA), the UN’s Sexual and Reproductive Agency. “If young people can be mobilized worldwide to help stamp out the practice of Female Genital […]

UNICEF, Human Rights Activists Score Major Victory As FGM Criminalized In Sudan

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon May 3, 2020
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) fully embraced the groundbreaking move against Female Genital Mutilation, announcing it’s full support on Friday. The law, carried out by Sudan’s transitional Government two weeks ago was passed by members of the Sovereign Council, following the ousting of former dictator, Omar Al-Bashir. “This practice is not only a violation […]

Covid-19: NCDC Takes Relief Measures In Kano, Creates Dashboard For Disease Updates

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon May 2, 2020
The Nigerian Center for Disease Control has tweeted photos of relief measures in Kano State, indicating that the Agency is working towards spreading awareness on the disease, and preventive measures to be taken. “In Kano, our Rapid Response Team which includes graduates from our @NigeriaFELTP are visiting communities. We are visiting these communities to ensure […]